• Carpenters
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 44,980
    $29,980 range bar $58,170
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • Carpenters construct, repair, and install building frameworks and structures made from wood and other materials.

What do they typically do

  • Follow blueprints and building plans to meet the needs of clients
  • Install structures and fixtures, such as windows and molding
  • Measure, cut, and shape wood, plastic, and other materials
  • Construct and install building frameworks, including walls, floors, and doorframes
  • Inspect and replace damaged framework or other structures and fixtures
  • Instruct and direct laborers and other construction helpers

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.7%
Job Openings 2,339

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